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|07-28-2014 02:11 AM||
Advice on a fair quote - 48 replies
*THANKS for all the wonderful posts…great advice!had to stop watching post…phone never stops vibing :) I am going to attach pics of a dresser I built for a customer.I am curious to what you may charge $-wise for such an piece. I have hundreds of images of the dresser, explaining all the build. My question is: Wha...
|06-27-2014 12:03 AM||
Old Canadian made Table Re - Re - Finish - 3 replies
I have a Table Top in for a re-finish. The Table was originally a high gloss finish…Mirror High Gloss, from the Factory (I have the Original leaf). The customer had done/or did, a repair, and a sub-par poly top coat over Lacquer. Upon getting the table top in the shop, and sanding, I found the prior repair, done incorrectly. Th...
|04-07-2014 03:53 AM||
websites... - 1 reply
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|03-27-2014 03:22 AM||
wood can be deceiving! - 17 replies
(this is Poplar from my shop, Plain-sawn left side; Quarter-sawn right side) I am ALWAYS asked…always; ‘what type of wood do you think this is’, so many times…always… A lot of the times, I can’t tell them what species it is…of course I know this is Poplar, but most of other instances a persons ...
|03-15-2014 03:35 AM||
Or, should I just keep it to myself? I Google everything now…all my supplies for over 2 years now, have been purchased online. More than $4K last year (I am not a Corporation, just a DBA, yeah!), delivered directly to my shop, UPS – FedEx, and at a savings of over 10% retail.Rarely do I EVER go to a brick-n-mortar “storeR...
|03-14-2014 01:58 AM||
Pine? or...? - 7 replies
Hi,looking for a second, third…opinion,ha a friend sent me this pic of a built-in in her living room…I haven’t seen it in person, in the room, or i wouldn’t be asking this question, ha Does this look like Pine, or could it be some stained Poplar, or, etc… any other perspectives, much appreciated!!https://s3...
|10-23-2013 03:37 AM||
help on a species identification - 5 replies
I have pics of a dresser.I think it may be Espresso…but that’s not the question. Please look at the grain. I can not nail it…I am on the fence as to:BeechBircha fake (Mahogany)MahoganyPoplar…? I just do NOT know what it is… Please, I really need your Help…so I am asking. please. Steve
|10-05-2013 03:45 AM||
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|08-28-2013 01:45 AM||
Shop made horizontal mortiser, still cutting - 5 replies
It’s been a year since I’ve introduced this shop made mortiser.Wanted to tell you all that it is still working well…if anyone needs plans, I have none, ha, but could guide you through it.
|08-21-2013 01:21 AM||
surrender. white flag (waving) - 2 replies
I have made; dis-respectful, egotistical, anal remarks towards members here.I am sorry, really.I admit I have been critical, finger pointing, and sometimes vulgar in my remarks…Again, I would like to be able to take back some of my past decisions, concerning the way I reacted to people; intelligently (instead of anally dis-) respecting oth...
|08-18-2013 09:45 PM||
LumberJerk cliques - 101 replies
Haven’t had a good impression of (the ‘ruling mass of comedic [edited by management]’) on this site. I’m not the only one. messg. ”...This site is very clickish, follow the leader… I went through the same thing… They stick up for each other… Just reading your post proves what I said…...
|07-28-2013 01:56 AM||
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|07-20-2013 12:21 AM||
,Researching these three Saws, and trying to decide where to go with it (which one)
|07-13-2013 03:00 AM||
I have been using the dust deputy w/steel canister in my basement shop for a couple months now with a (11 month old) 5.5 ShopVac and a CleanStream filter . all I have to say is, Wow!I have 40+ ft of 2 1/2” hose w/blast gates, 3-90 degree turns, and several “Y’s”, running to 7 machines, and a floor vac gate.I run 1 (ONE) m...
|07-10-2013 12:53 AM||
Try using Goddards Paste wax - 2 replies
I use it exclusively on all my projects. (“I” feel)—it’s the best wax I ever used. Just wanted to put this GREAT wax out there for others to try. I get it at http://www.shellac.net/goddards-cabinetmakers-paste-wax.html It’s not available in U.S. stores (as far as I know)
|07-09-2013 12:50 AM||
Purchased the INCRA Miter Sled - 3 replies
I already own the INCRA 1000HD Miter Gauge.I want to add it to the INCRA Express Sled.I ordered the INCRA Miter EXPRESS Sled yesterday.INCRA want’s $155, got it on Amazon for $133.I really wanted the INCRA 5000, but figured if I like the Express sled enough, I could dedicate it to my 2nd TS, and get the INCRA 5000 for my main saw. Anyon...
|07-03-2013 11:35 PM||
Which TSaws are made in the USA - 41 replies
I’ve stopped watching this post. Opinions are like…everybody has () oneAre there any?
|06-09-2013 10:49 PM||
I am commenting on the Tormek T-7.
|06-06-2013 01:46 AM||
Starrett WoodPeckersXF BandSaw Blades - Info - 17 replies
Does anyone use Starrett Blades in their Bandsaw?I have a Rikon 14” Never tried a Starrett bandsaw blade, have you? Do you recommend?http://www.starrett.com/saws/saws-hand-tool-products/band-saw-blades
|03-21-2013 09:51 PM||
thinking about a sharpening wheel(s) ...??? - 13 replies
What do guys/gals, think about sharpening on wheels, is it a benificial improvement, I just use granite and paper now, but it’s laborious…do any use wheels for you plane, chisel, etc.I would still have to flatten the backs, but… Anyone use these: It’s on sale $90 DescriptionExperience the pleasure of using sharp cut...